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Run for the Fallen event draws crowd to Veterans Memorial Park

Story and photo by Kaylie Ractliffe The long-awaited Falls City stop on the Run for the Fallen tour brought an

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Inmate sentenced to death for murder of HTRS graduate at Tecumseh State Prison

By Kaylie Ractliffe Following his conviction of first-degree murder in the slaying of his cellmate at Tecumseh State Prison in

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Community Medical Center named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals list

Press release provided by CMC Community Medical Center in Falls City was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical

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Official primary results show close race for mayor, city council candidates

The official results for the primary election held Tues., May 15, have been released by election commissioner Mary Eickhoff. Candidates

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Child abuse case moves forward in district court

By Kaylie Ractliffe During her arraignment in Richardson County District Court on May 8, Jessica E. Moore, age 28 of

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Falls City resident arrested on drug charges in Auburn

The following is a press release provided by the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office: “Two search warrants executed by the Nemaha

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Courthouse thief gets jail time

By Kaylie Ractliffe The man who broke into the Richardson County Courthouse last October has been sentenced after Judge Julie

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Peru State College names locker room after Stella native Jerry Joy

Story by Lori Gottula, photo by Randy Gottula On Friday, April 20, 2018, Jerry Joy of Stella officially joined the ranks

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Ron Dodds, a stalwart in Falls City Journal history

            By Kaylie Ractliffe Sixty-six years after working his first shift at the Falls City

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Falls City celebrates Earth Day with live music, arts and crafts

The Falls City Green Team and Falls City Arboretum Board could not have asked for better weather when they hosted

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Falls City Journal to operate from new location beginning May 1, 2018

By Kaylie Ractliffe and Nikki McKim The Falls City Journal will soon have a new home on Stone Street after

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Attorneys argue John Lotter is intellectually disabled, ineligible for death penalty

By Kaylie Ractliffe Attorneys for death row inmate John Lotter have filed a new motion to overturn his death sentence,

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Richardson Co. primary gearing up to be an exciting one

Preparation is underway at the Office of the Richardson County Clerk for the Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Primary Election. March

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Lady Irish reign supreme once again

Story and photo by Brian McKim The Sacred Heart Irish girls outscored the Humphrey St. Francis Flyers 20-10 in the

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Community Medical Center limits visitors

With the recent increase in community influenza, CMC is implementing visitor limitations.  We are limiting patients to 1-2 primary family

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Former Humboldt Standard publisher Jack Cooper passes away

Jack Cooper, 85, of Humboldt, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt.

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SOLD! The Humboldt Standard sells.

By Roxanne Sailors After weeks of speculation as to the fate of the Humboldt Standard, Jack Cooper made an announcement

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Jingle Bell Ride collects donations from over 100 FC homes

Story and photo by Lori Gottula Last Saturday, November 4, volunteers with the Falls City Jingle Bell Ride wound through

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E-4 Richey-Scrivens to speak at 2017 Veterans Day Program

E-4 Crystal Richey-Scrivens will be the honored speaker for this years Veterans Day Program at the Falls City High School

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Arrest made in connection with Richardson County Courthouse Burglary

An arrest has been made in connection with the recent break in of the Richardson County Courthouse. In a media

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Commissioners review Public Defender contract

Richardson County Commissioners, during their October 18 meeting, reviewed with Attorney William VonSeggren his contract with the County for Public

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Remembering Our Fallen Tribute Towers Memorial featured at NE State Fair, D.C., NYC and CA

Story by Robert Pore, The Grand Island Independent; photo Independent/Barrett Stinson, both printed with permission by the Grand Island Independent.

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PSC taps Gottula for Hall of Fame

By Lori Gottula Randy Gottula of Falls City was a fairly decent athlete when he was in high school in

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Falls City’s Major Leaguer

By Bill Schock Betcha you K. C. Royals fans didn’t know Nebraska’s first Major League baseball player came from Falls

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Police Department preparing for influx of tourists ahead of eclipse

By Nikki McKim Some people have been preparing nearly ten years for the Great American Eclipse, others may wait until

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